|Origin:||amplifier, from Latin amplificare, from amplus; AMPLE|
am‧pli‧fy past tense and past participle amplified, present participle amplifying, third person singular amplifies [transitive]
to make sound louder, especially musical sound:
an amplified guitar
to increase the effects or strength of something:
These stories only amplified her fears.
to explain something that you have said by giving more information about it:
Would you care to amplify that remark?
—amplification noun [uncountable]